Welcome to SANS 2019.

Pre-Conference Workshop 23rd & 24th March 2019 Venue

( Medical Education Center, KFHU,AL Khobar, Saudi Arabia)

Main Conference 25th – 27th March2019 Venue


(Sheraton Dammam Hotel and Towers, Dammam Saudi Arabia)

Welcome Message

Dear Colleagues

The Saudi Association of Neurological Surgery (SANS) in collaboration with Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University, is pleased to announce the annual conference of SANS 2019. This year is our 13 th series and the theme is “Controversies in Neurosurgery” with Live Crossfire Debate between the pioneers and experts in neurosurgical fields locally and internationally. SANS 2019 will be held at Sheraton Dammam Hotel and Towers, a five-star hotel located in Dammam, Saudi Arabia.  International experts in neurosurgery and related discipline will grace this event including Prof. Franco Servadei, Prof. William Couldwell, Prof. Bin Xu, Dr. Jacques Morcos, Prof. Fady Charbel, Prof. Philippe Cornu, Prof. Mehmet Zileli, Prof. André Grothenhuis, Prof. Jacques Moret, Dr. Keki Turel, Dr. Ahmed Shoka, Prof. Gastón Schechtmann, Prof. Tiit Mathiesen and Dr. Khairi Daabak. We are expecting more
attendees because this year’s event is truly different, special and highly scientific. We are truly looking forward to welcoming you all to the 13th SANS Annual Conference on March 25-27, 2019 at Sheraton Dammam Hotel and Towers, Dammam Saudi Arabia. Pre-conference workshop is on March23-24, 2019.
Deadline for abstract submission is on January 31, 2019.

For more information, please visit our website www.sans.org.sa/sans2019/
Please accept my warmest regards.


Prof. Abdulrahman Al Anazi

Conference President
Head of Organizing Committee
SANS 2019

International Speakers

PROF. FRANCO SERVEDEI

President of World Federation of Neurosurgical Surgeons
Professor of Neurosurgery, Department of Neurosurgery
Humanitas University and Research Hospital
Milano, Italy

PROF. WILLIAM COULDWELL

Past President of AANS & AANcNS
Professor & Chairman, Department of Neurosurgery
University of Utah, USA

DR. JACQUES MORCOS

Professor and Co-Chairman
Department of Neurosurgery, University of Miami Hospital
Director of Cerebrovascular and Skull Base Surgery
Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, Florida, USA

DR. KEKI TUREL

Consultant Neurosurgeon
Bombay Hospital, India

DR. FADY CHARBEL

Professor of Neurosurgery
Richard L. and Gertrude W. Fruin
Head, Department of Neurosurgery
University of Illinois, Chicago, USA

PROF. JACQUES MORET

Professor and Chairman of Interventional Neuroradiology
NEURI, the Brain Vascular Center
Paris, France

Prof. Philippe Cornu

Vice President of the French Society of Neurosurgery
Chief & Professor of Neurosurgery
La Pitie-Salpetriere, Paris, France

PROF. TIIT MATHIESEN

Region Hospital Denmark
Department of Neurosurgery
University of Copenhagen, Denmark

PROF. MEHMET ZILELI

Professor of Neurosurgery
President of World Spinal Column Society
President of Middle East Spine Society
President of Asia Pacific Cervical Spine Society

PROF. ANDRÉ GROTHENHUIS

Professor of Neurosurgery
Radboud University Medical Centre Nijmegen
The Netherlands

DR. AHMED SHOKA

Consultant Psychiatrist and Lead Clinician
Essex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
United Kingdom

DR. KHAIRI DAABAK

Senior Consultant in Neurosurgery
Clemens Hospital, Germany

PROF. BIN XU

Professor of Neurosurgery, Fudan University
Consultant of Neurosurgery, Huashan Hospital
Shanghai, China

PROF. GASTÓN SCHECHTMANN

Department of Clinical Neuroscience
Karolinska Institutet and University Hospital
Sweden

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